Welcome to the New Year and it’s going to be an ultra violet of a year. The colour experts at the Pantone Colour Institute have selected the Colour of the Year for 2018 and it just happens to be one of my favourite hues. This jewel tone of a colour is described as a dramatically provocative and… Continue reading PANTONE 18-3838
I received a lovely ball of Cashmere Queen gifted to me by friend, Rosemary on my 50th birthday in 2015. This 140m / 50g ball of luxurious yarn of wool, cashmere and silk has been patiently waiting to be knit. Last Friday was the day… I was just itching to cast on for a mindless knit… Continue reading Cashmere Queen is in the House…
I may have found planner peace at last. Keeping a work life schedule is an obsession with me. I need an old fashioned agenda to keep track of my all shifts and socials. I love the selection of Mark’s Tokyo Edge Colours planners in Article and a silver hued A6 planner is currently my everyday carry (EDC).… Continue reading Is planner peace possible?
My well loved Midori Traveler’s Notebook is just over a year old and it already looks like it has travelled the world. In reality, this notebook is my everyday carry (EDC) and tossed in my bag everyday, sometimes it sits in the basket of my bicycle as I cycle across Dublin on a daily basis.… Continue reading Naturally de-stressed
I needed a bit of colour in my life. So off to town to find some… The first stop was The Pen Corner, where I purchased my first Caran d’Ache writing instrument. This bright red ballpoint pen is Swiss made and an absolute dream to write with. What’s the use of a pen without a new… Continue reading Mad about Hue
I managed to get through the month of July with a Filofax planner. By mid-July I knew that this system was working as a desktop organiser. I mainly kept it open on my desk at home. I really liked the inbox and outbox pocket sleeves, however, I need to get some sort of document filing… Continue reading #onebookjuly round up
It’s Buffy the Yarnslayer here and my Knitting Human is currently on vacation. Did she really think that I would never find her yarn under the duvet cover???
Do you remember my blogpost about Seán O Sullivan’s Badly Made Books? Since that time, I have acquired the entire Kieran Foley Collection. These three colourful knit themed notebooks have been waiting for just the right moment to enter into my planner world. I wanted to keep all three together, so I converted an A5 Filofax Flex cover… Continue reading A Badly stuffed TN
A few weeks ago, I entered a competition on the Bullet Journal Lovers Ireland Facebook group and won one of three prototype Bullet Journalling stencils from JournalStencils.com First Impressions I was pleasantly surprised at the quality and weight of the material. My instinct told me that the company is striving for a high quality and premium… Continue reading Outlined
Fourteen days into the #onebookjuly challenge and I have experienced planner fail. This lapse occurred first week of July, when I forgot to check the calendar section of my Filofax planner. Consequently, I arrived at my workplace at the wrong time…. 5 hours early. Once I recovered from this facepalm moment, I routinely look at… Continue reading One Book July Update